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The longest 33 miles in the world

...Earlier this month, Juneau Empire reporter Greg Skinner hiked the 33-mile-long Chilkoot Trail from...families behind for an unknown reality? Contact Greg Skinner at 523-2258 or .
New curriculum makes good sense

Regarding reporter Greg Skinner's article in Monday's Juneau Empire concerning the "big changes in store" at Thunder Mountain High School, it seems common...
Article reveals some negative attitudes

After reading Monday's article by Greg Skinner about the new way of thinking about education, I find it very interesting indeed that some committee members consider teens who...
Chilkoot Trail More than a nature hike

Editor's note: Earlier this month, Juneau Empire reporter Greg Skinner hiked the 33-mile-long Chilkoot Trail from Dyea to Lake Bennett in British Columbia. The following is part two of a two-part...
Poor aren't only ones who can't afford sports

I could not help but notice that in the opening paragraph of Greg Skinner's "Money's not there" article, he used the word "equity." For those of you who do not know what that word means, it...
Fire departments have 3-day water rescue exercise

KENAI - All first responder planning requires a certain level of preparation for the inevitable, intense training for that rescue that will eventually come.
Pinochle club helps brighten winter days in Kasilof

KASILOF - Tracy Perkins had a great first day learning to take tricks, meld cards and make bids for points. The pinochle rookie won two out of three of his first games.
Half of Kenai flood victims apply for state disaster aid

With less than a month to go, nearly half of the expected Kenai Peninsula Borough applicants for state disaster aid have applied for up to $16,200 in grant money to help them recover from the Kenai flooding earlier this fall.
Two schools, two programs, one very big sports dilemma

...advertisement sales to dessert auctions - provide the vast majority of money for the teams. According to Juneau Empire reporter Greg Skinner's story on Dec. 5, it costs the community $1.8 million yearly to fund high school sports and activities at JDHS...
Five killed in Southeast plane crash

...near the south arm of Rudyerd Bay, about 35 miles northeast of Ketchikan. NEWS UPDATE Authorities release names by Greg Skinner / The Juneau Empire Overnight State police released the names of the pilot and two East Coast Couples killed in Tuesday's...


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